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21 December 2015

SRSLY #23: Love, Actually

On the pop culture podcast this week, it's a Love, Actually special.

By Caroline Crampton

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The Links

 

The Jezbel piece that started the debate, by Lindy West.

The Hairpin weigh up the pros and cons of the film. It’s also worth checking out their Love Actually Week from 2013.

The New Statesman’s own Eleanor Margolis on that deleted lesbian scene. (Watch the scene here.)

The Definitive Ranking Of All Of The Turtlenecks In Love Actually.

On the Carol/Karen name slip.

I Will Not Be Ashamed of Loving Love Actually.

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See you next week!

PS If you missed #22, check it out here.